Contributors from diverse disciplines are invited to submit essays, reviews or interviews that address the theme ‘Art and Political Ecology’, through a high variety of possible angles.
Topics may include, but are not restricted to:
– Artistic strategies as forms of eco-activism.
– Eco-activist, artistic platforms for cooperation.
– Experimental formats of political ecology: artist/ research residencies, cross-disciplinary fieldwork.
– Cooperative projects in political ecology between artists and researchers from diverse scientific fields.
– Eco-poetics and eco-aesthetics, across all art forms.
– Artistic eco-activism in response to restrictions to the freedom of expression.
– Indigenous ecological imaginaries in art.
– Ecopoetics and the political ecology of ‘space’ and ‘place’ in art.
– Ecological imaginaries and eco-philosophical traditions in a cross-cultural and historical perspective.
– Potentials and disadvantages related to the integration of eco-activism in the global contemporary art scene.
– Critical artistic thinking on eco-aesthetics/ eco-activism in relation to neoliberal geopolitics.
Please send your proposal (abstract or draft), a brief bio and samples of earlier work to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 8, 2016.